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Old 10-01-2005, 02:23 AM   #1
Ammad
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startx and rhel as4


i am using redhat as 4. defaul runlevel is 3 , when i use startx command , system starts x server but system hang. if chage runlevel using grub to 5 , boot up properly without any error or making any problem.
any one know about it
?
 
Old 10-02-2005, 12:21 PM   #2
eugrus
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Re: startx and rhel as4

Quote:
Originally posted by Ammad
system starts x server but system hang.
Is there your window manager specified in ~/.xinitrc ?

Quote:
Originally posted by Ammad
if chage runlevel using grub to 5 , boot up properly without any error or making any problem.
any one know about it
X is started by gdm when you use init 5, not by startx.

So, use should either specify your WM in ~/.xinitrc or use
Code:
gdm
command to start X.
 
Old 04-14-2006, 08:06 PM   #3
jinxingvenus
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hi eugrus:
i have some problem with GDM. some time ago ,i configured my rhas4.0 with fvwm, the X ENVIONment dinn't enter.
now the matter is that when i enter my name and password ,prompt that "
it is inner error....
can you help me .
i think you are familiar with GDM or boot process.
 
  


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